Presentation bugle in B-flat
This instrument was presented by the Ship's company to the Royal Yacht Victoria and Albert, in 1922. It is a double-coiled bugle made entirely of silver-plated brass. It has a brass mouthpiece attached to a silver-plated chain. Nominal pitch: 4-1/2-foot B-flat.
Henry Potter & Co [Corporation]
National Museum of the Royal Navy
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- Place of production:
London (Timezone: Europe/London)
- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.121.22 End-blown labrosones with curved or folded tubes, with mouthpiece
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- Decorative elements:Red, yellow and blue worsted cord with tassels.
- Inscriptions:Stamped on bell: HENRY POTTER & Co / LONDON / 1922|Engraved on bell: Presented by / The Ship's Company / to / H.M. Yacht Victoria and Albert
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.121.22 End-blown labrosones with curved or folded tubes, with mouthpiece
- Repository:National Museum of the Royal Navy
- Measurements:Length: 280mm; Bell diameter: 100mm